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120 Minute IPA - Dogfish Head Brewery

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120 Minute IPA120 Minute IPA

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

5,812 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 5,812
Reviews: 1,970
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 16.18%
Wants: 854
Gots: 1,822 | FT: 113
Brewed by:
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Delaware, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  18.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Too extreme to be called beer? 120 Minute IPA is brewed to a colossal 45-degree plato, boiled for a full two hours while being continuously hopped with high-alpha American hops, then dry-hopped daily in the fermenter for a month and aged for another month on whole-leaf hops!

120 IBU
ABV varies from 15-20%.

(Beer added by: frank4sail on 03-24-2003)
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dlino11


4/5  rDev -2%

07-20-2014 12:01:57 | More by dlino11
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AMarkle6524

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -14.2%

07-20-2014 11:37:43 | More by AMarkle6524
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odomosan

New York

4/5  rDev -2%

07-20-2014 04:42:33 | More by odomosan
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msween21

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

07-20-2014 03:19:39 | More by msween21
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PGVG

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -14.2%

07-20-2014 02:24:43 | More by PGVG
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kfh227

Connecticut

2.35/5  rDev -42.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

This beer is one I sought out for a while.

Here's the simple straight dope in terms of all i care about ...taste. This was basically the 90 minute turned into a boiler maker. That is my opinion in terms of both taste and alcohol content. You could taste the alcohol and it was not ggood.and my I'm ediate reaction was that it tastes like a boiler maker.

Serving type: bottle

07-20-2014 01:57:40 | More by kfh227
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JamesCzar

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

07-20-2014 01:15:01 | More by JamesCzar
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JDM44

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -14.2%

07-19-2014 22:35:35 | More by JDM44
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Thomas0790


4.75/5  rDev +16.4%

07-19-2014 22:20:52 | More by Thomas0790
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JohnParadee

Delaware

4/5  rDev -2%

07-19-2014 21:22:14 | More by JohnParadee
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josh32219

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

07-19-2014 20:54:52 | More by josh32219
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Tsar_Riga

Indiana

4/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Nothing out of ordinary here for a IIPA. Orange, slight haze, but mostly transparent, with a short, tight head, almost white, which resolves to a line around the rim, with only minor lacing.

S - First came a hint of banana, but after that, the alcohol is front and center, with a strong pine element, and a slight hint of lemon.

T - There is a mild boozy note throughout, but primarily the hop resin is paired with a sugary malt backbone. The flavors are big, but the close is not ferocious, and the bitterness is contained.

M - No way I'd guess this is 18% ABV, but it does feel much more thick and oily than a standard super-hopped IIPA. Big carbonation on the tongue, I could literally feel the bubbles pop as I took my first drink. Which may explain how this beer can have that oily feel without blanketing the tongue after a couple sips.

O - Unique, and no doubt extreme. Very well built, the malts and sugars keep the hops from exploding in a bitter supernova, meaning you get a chance to actually taste the layers of malt and hop and appreciate the elements. I cannot say, with all the IIPAs in the world, that this is the one I'll reach for first, but I can respect the craft and effort without necessarily thinking this is my go-to brew.

Serving type: bottle

07-19-2014 19:00:42 | More by Tsar_Riga
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Sellen

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -2%

07-19-2014 17:44:35 | More by Sellen
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fostachild

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev -2%

07-19-2014 16:58:16 | More by fostachild
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cshinpaugh

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -14.2%

07-19-2014 04:34:35 | More by cshinpaugh
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RobertH50

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

07-18-2014 23:23:58 | More by RobertH50
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JesseLara

California

4.75/5  rDev +16.4%

07-18-2014 21:59:03 | More by JesseLara
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myhopsdontlie

New York

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

07-18-2014 18:40:10 | More by myhopsdontlie
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HopGrazer

New York

4/5  rDev -2%

07-18-2014 13:44:04 | More by HopGrazer
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cvalleskey

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

07-18-2014 03:22:31 | More by cvalleskey
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atpca

California

3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

07-18-2014 03:03:55 | More by atpca
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DTSweet


3.5/5  rDev -14.2%

07-18-2014 02:08:58 | More by DTSweet
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Talk2Bill

Texas

4.54/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

This beer has intense layers of flavors from sweet to citrus to malty bitterness. After a few sips the bitterness of the hops gives way to the more complex flavors. At 15% ABV it packs a punch: It hangs pretty heavy in the mouth and has more alcohol burn that I expected. It is something even an experienced beer drinker may want to work up to. And this is not to be taken lightly.

Serving type: bottle

07-18-2014 01:28:22 | More by Talk2Bill
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Adambrew167


4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

07-17-2014 23:12:38 | More by Adambrew167
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Guzzle_McBrew

Connecticut

3/5  rDev -26.5%

07-17-2014 18:44:37 | More by Guzzle_McBrew
120 Minute IPA from Dogfish Head Brewery
91 out of 100 based on 5,812 ratings.